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    Krzysztof Krawczyk buried in Grotniki

    Krzysztof Krawczyk – a star of Polish popular music – was buried in the cemetery in Grotniki near Łódź. His relatives, representatives of state authorities, as well as hundreds of fans escorted him on his last journey. When the coffin with Krawczyk’s body left the temple in Łódź, there was a great deal of applause. “He set off on a beautiful cruise on a steamboat,” said Bishop Antoni Długosz.

    “Steamboat” (Polish: “Parostatek”) is the title of one of the hits launched by Krzysztof Krawczyk. The funeral of Krawczyk  began with a mourning mass at the Cathedral of Łódź.

    After the mass, when the coffin with the body traveled through the streets of Łódź in a hearse, people stopped to pay tribute to the great musical master. There was applause as his body left the temple. He was said goodbye like at the thousands of concerts he has played in his life.

    The funeral ceremonies of the late Krzysztof Krawczyk was attended by the Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki and his wife.

    Krzysztof Krawczyk was born on September 8, 1946 in Katowice. He made his debut in 1963 in the band Trubadurzy, and 10 years later began a solo career. In the 1970s, he launched, among others hits such as “How has passed the day”, “Steamboat” and “I remember you from those years”.



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